Madeleine Peyroux

PUBLISHED: 18:29 05 July 2006 | UPDATED: 09:32 24 May 2010

LIKENED to the late, great Billie Holiday, Madeleine Peyroux takes to the stage of the Colston Hall, Bristol, on July 10. Following the release of her debut album Dreamland in 1996 Madeleine spent a six year period busking and occasionally appearing in cl

LIKENED to the late, great Billie Holiday, Madeleine Peyroux takes to the stage of the Colston Hall, Bristol, on July 10.Following the release of her debut album Dreamland in 1996 Madeleine spent a six year period busking and occasionally appearing in clubs with other artistes.Moving back into the mainstream music scene she went on to make an EP in 2003 with William Galison called Got You On My Mind followed by a second album.Described as having a 'smoke-and-whiskey' voice, she will perform classics by Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith and Patsy Cline as well her own original material.* Tickets, priced £18.50, are available from the box office on 01179 223686.

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